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Instant Pot Fire Roasted Creamy Tomato Chicken

Warm, deep, smokey flavored chicken with the tart bite of tomato in a slightly creamy sauce? Eff-yeah, I'll take a plate of Instant Pot Fire Roasted Creamy Tomato Chicken anytime. This instant pot chicken kills.

Servings 6


  • 2 lbs. boneless chicken breast or thighs if preferred
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 large onion finely sliced
  • 1 large pack fresh spinach
  • 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz. pack of cream cheese
  • 1/2 large carrot, sliced


  1. Heat oil in sauté mode.
  2. While waiting for pot to get hot, mix salt, pepper and garlic powder. Sprinkle over chicken.
  3. Brown chicken on both sides, working in batches. Set browned chicken aside.
  4. To hot pot, add onions. Sauté until translucent.
  5. Add spinach and carrots. Stir until spinach is half-cooked. Cancel sauté mode.

  6. Place chicken back into pot on top of chicken.
  7. Place tomatoes and cream cheese over chicken.
  8. Cover, lock lid and set pot to cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  9. Quick release. Remove chicken.
  10. Set pot to sauté mode. Bring spinach, tomatoes, and cream cheese mixture to a boil stirring regularly and breaking up any chunks of cream cheese if any to make sauce.
  11. Serve cream sauce over chicken.
  12. Party on.